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Time for Technology 20 September, 2016 The W series woodworking technology exhibition has built up momentum over recent shows, with 2016’s W16 event set to be a further step up in size, reports Stephen Powney > read more

Hitting the heights 20 September, 2016 Architects, engineers, construction industry professionals and representatives of the timber supply chain attended the fourth Wood for Good conference series at London’s Canada House at the end of June. Sally Spencer joined them

Expo extras 20 September, 2016 Timber Expo 2016 has a host of added attractions, from linked UK Construction Week events, to awards, seminars and a beer festival

Forest forward 20 September, 2016 Forest Garden’s British-grown pedigree should be a post-Brexit benefit, but it’s not relying on that alone for success. Sally Spencer reports

Diverse designs 20 September, 2016 The wood flooring sector is responding to changes in design trends with some inspiring new products and projects

Building growth 19 August, 2016 Timber frame now accounts for 27.4% of the UK newbuild market and the industry is confident it will continue to grow. Keren Fallwell reports

Timber’s seat at the table 19 August, 2016 It goes without saying that timber plays an integral role in the furniture sector and for some manufacturers the love affair runs deep. Sally Spencer reports

Joiners debate Brexit 19 August, 2016 Joinery companies and suppliers to the sector came together at the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) Members’ Day to keep well informed about a host of important topics, writes Stephen Powney

Design on veneers 19 August, 2016 Decospan is on a mission to encourage more architects and specifi ers to use wood veneer. Keren Fallwell reports

Wood and water 20 July, 2016 Moisture content is an important facet of today’s timber product, says Wood Technology Society chairman John Park

Upturn in oak optimism 20 July, 2016 A range of factors are adding impetus to French oak production. Mike Jeffree reports

Recognising Excellence 20 July, 2016 James Latham is backing this year’s TTJ Awards as Headline Sponsor. Stephen Powney talks to Lathams’ Chris Sutton

Questions in Québec 20 July, 2016 Timber industry representatives from across North America and globally gathered in Montreal, reports John Park of Canada Wood UK

The show grows on 20 July, 2016 Carrefour means cross roads. And that has what the Carrefour International du Bois has become; a crossroads for the global timber sector, suppliers, buyers, manufacturers and specifi ers alike. Mike Jeffree reports

First ripples of renaissance 20 July, 2016 France’s construction recovery and export growth are among positive indicators for a French wood sector that’s been waiting some time for an upturn, reports Thibaud Le Moign of promotional organisation French Timber

Changing places 20 July, 2016 A job in the mental health sector led to David Salisbury developing his eponymous market-leading conservatory and joinery company. He talks to Keren Fallwell about his unconventional career path

Species for all seasons 20 July, 2016 A surge in Douglas fir is on its way in France, and it needs new markets, with the UK seen as a hot prospect. Mike Jeffree reports

Legality enforcement 21 June, 2016 EUTR Competent Authority enforcement agencies and counterparts from around the world regularly gather to share expertise and intelligence under the TREE initiative. Mike Jeffree reports

A mission to protect 20 May, 2016 The prospects of the timber treatment sector are good, but it needs to be ever more proactive to achieve its potential, the Wood Protection Association conference heard. Mike Jeffree reports

Carrefour – a creative global trade hub 20 May, 2016 France’s premier timber trade exhibition is now also a window on the international wood sector. Mike Jeffree reports

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